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Paralegal Training News

NALP Paralegal Training | Level 3 Diploma FAQs

We've put together a handy guide with course information and FAQ's to help you decide which paralegal course is right for you!      Who is the course for? Our Level 3 Paralegal Practice Qualifications are entry level qualifications - perfect for those who have no previous experience or knowledge. It's also fantastic for new paralegals, legal ass... Read More

NALP Paralegal Training News - January

Looking to shake things up and progress your career in 2018? We offer fantastic Paralegal Training and Qualifications designed to fit around your full-time employment!  ABOUT NALP TRAINING  We offer a range of distance learning courses for paralegals, from entry level qualifications through to postgraduate diplomas. Developed as a stepping stone into a new legal c... Read More

Are you working as a Paralegal already? Want to progress your career?

Amanda Hamilton NALPs CEO discusses how many people are working as a Paralegal without realising it. How can you progress your legal career with paralegal training?  The definition of a paralegal is 'a person who are trained and educated to perform legal tasks, but who are not qualified solicitors barristers or chartered legal executives'     &n... Read More

NALP Paralegal Training News - December

The past year has been one of growth and prosperity for NALP and I want to thank you all for your continued support. You are what makes NALP great! In 2017 we had a fantastic number of paralegals enrolling on our Ofqual Accredited courses, with many graduating and taking on exciting new roles within the legal sector. Congratulations to all our graduates this year!    In July... Read More

Paralegals vs solicitors: What's the difference and when to use one?

A paralegal is legally trained and educated to perform legal tasks and offer legal assistance - but is not a qualified solicitor. However, a paralegal can do virtually everything that a solicitor can do expect activities that are referred to as 'reserved activities' NALP's CEO Amanda Hamilton discusses the roles of Paralegals and Solicitors and when it makes sense to hire each i... Read More

In The Press: Paralegals vs Solicitors

Amanda Hamilton NALPs CEO discusses the difference between Paralegals and Solicitors and who to employ when looking for legal assistance.    There is no legal aid anymore. Before April 2013 you could get legal funding to bring a case to court or defend an action against you. This has now been eradicated for all but a few cases. Paralegals are filling the gap left by the eradicati... Read More

In the Press: Paralegals can offer legal assistance, so don't always assume you need a solicitor.

Paralegals can do conveynacing - for example, buying and selling property on your behalf - but only if they are licensed by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.  Amanda Hamilton, NALPs CEO offers an insight into the legal assistance paralegals can offer as an alternative to high solicitor fees.   Source:

Counting the cost of choosing the right legal assistance

There is no legal aid: Legal Aid has now been eradicated for all but a few cases. Paralegals are filling the gap. A paralegal may assist you at first and then hand over to a solicitor.  We discuss the important role paralegals are now playing within the legal sector and the need for high standards in paralegal qualifications and training. Source: